Wild Palms

'Between grief and nothing I will take grief'

In New Orleans in 1937, a man and woman embark on a headlong flight into the wilderness of illicit passion, fleeing her husband and the temptations of respectability. In Mississippi ten years earlier, a convict sets forth across a flooded river, risking his one chance at freedom to rescue a pregnant woman. From these separate stories Faulkner composes a symphony of deliverance and damnation, survival and self-sacrifice, a novel in which elemental danger is juxtaposed with fatal injuries of the spirit.

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"There is an extraordinary vigor and power in his writing, a feverish urge toward description in which words combine in a dense web of meaning"
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William Faulkner
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"There is no writer living who can play upon a scene the rich and Rembrandtesque flame that Faulkner commands" Evening Standard "His prose style is all his own, often sensuously alert, evocative, graceful" Daily Telegraph "Lays to rest any doubts that Faulkner could write a powerful love story" Washington Post "There is an extraordinary vigor and power in his writing, a feverish urge toward description in which words combine in a dense web of meaning" Chicago Tribune
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Seitenzahl 304, (Printausgabe)
Erscheinungsdatum 05.07.2013
Sprache Englisch
EAN 9781446498019
Verlag Random House UK
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